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Aidan Harrington (1928–2017)

Aidan Harrington was born in London, England, the older of seven children, born to the late Theodore and Anna Harrington. He was a 1946 graduate of The Latymer School and later the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1950. He began his entertainment career singing in the chorus of the historic Palace Theatre where he was discovered in 1952 by film ... See full bio »

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Gladiator Miscellaneous Crew
Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War
Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War Miscellaneous Crew
Charlie Bubbles
Some Girls Do
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 1969 Some Girls Do
Test Navigator (uncredited)
 1967 Charlie Bubbles
Waiter (uncredited)
 1962 Guns of Darkness
Guard (uncredited)
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 2002 Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War (utility stand-in)
 2000 Gladiator (stand-in: UK)
 1996 Karaoke (TV Mini-Series) (stand-in - 1 episode)
- Friday (1996) ... (stand-in)

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5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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He was discovered by film director David Lean and his wife, actress Ann Todd, in 1952, and got him a film contract with London Film Productions. He made 10 feature films within one year of his contract and by the following year he had received the title as being the United Kingdom's "Most Promising Star of Tomorrow". See more »


Often portrayed gentleman and patronly types.

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